Jodi A. Simala: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Jodi A. Simala

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 7920

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Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Chemicals
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Private Equity / Venture Capital
  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Institutions M&A
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 7920
Fax: +1 312 706 8436
University Boston University (B.A./M.A., summa cum laude, 1990)
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1993
Admitted1993, Illinois

Jodi Simala is Co-Chair of Mayer Brown's M&A practice in the Americas. She represents sellers and buyers in connection with domestic and international stock and asset acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, mergers, tender and exchange offers, consent solicitations, recapitalizations and reorganizations.

Jodi's general corporate and securities practice includes representation of issuers and selling securityholders in connection with public and private sales of debt and equity securities. She also counsels boards of directors and management regarding fiduciary duties, corporate governance and defensive measures, including stockholders' rights plans and other matters, and she advises public companies regarding SEC reporting, compliance and disclosure issues.

Jodi is recognized as a leading M&A lawyer in Chambers USA (2012-2014). In November 2011, Jodi was selected by Law360, a leading industry publication, as one of the Top 10 Female DealMakers in M&A. The honorees have helped complete some of the biggest deals in the business and established themselves as leaders in their field, the publication said.

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Jodi A. Simala

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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